Posted by: Stan Russell | January 23, 2017

HIGHWAY 1 UPDATE: 11:30 AM

NEW INFO—PAUL’S SLIDE (PM 21.6) HAS WORSENED, NOT PASSABLE/ESCORTABLE TODAY…NEW SLIDES KEEP ROAD CLOSED FROM FULLER’S TO RAGGED POINT

+++CHP CONTINUES WITH NORTHERN CLOSURE OF HWY. 1 AT FULLER’S (PM 42)–EMERGENCY VEHICLES ONLY ALLOWED THRU ANDERSON CLOSURE–LOCALS WILL BE CITED BY CHP AND NOT ALLOWED TO TURN AROUND+++

State Route 1 CONTINUESclosed from Ragged Point (SLO PM 72.87) to Fuller’s(MON PM 42) due to rock/mudslides in multiple locations.

LOCALS AND GUESTS MAY TRAVEL SOUTH TODAY, MONDAY FROM NOON UNTIL 3 PM* from (PM 32.4) TO BE ESCORTED BY A PLOW TRUCK AROUND PAUL’S SLIDE (PM 21.6) IN ORDER TO TAKE COUNTY ROAD “NACIMIENTO FERGUSON” (PM 18.90) SOUTH, AS THERE IS AN ACTIVE SLIDE AND FULL CLOSURE AT MUD CREEK (PM 8.8) . NO NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC WILL BE ALLOWED.

Motorists may travel south on Hwy. 1 from Carmel to Fuller’s (PM 42) or travel north from Cambria to Ragged Point.

ROADWAY IS ONLY PASSABLE TO EMERGENCY SERVICES,BUT ONLY WHERE MENTIONED ABOVE.

Another update will be provided TOMORROW morning, Tuesday, Jan. 24 or sooner if conditions change.

Photos of the Slide at Big Creek

Photo by Mark Readdie – see that big boulder up the hill looking a bit unstable?

Photo by Dave Nelson or Thomas Leahy – not sure who gets credit.

Photo by Mark Readdie at Big Creek

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